Len Klie

Come for the Tea and Crumpets, Stay for the Show

With less than a month to go before the first-ever SpeechTEK Europe, we’ve prepared a list what you’ll hear at the show, which kicks off in less than four weeks’ time:

Day 1 – Wednesday 26 May

KEYNOTE: Listening to Your Customers: How Companies can Mobilize Consumers as Co-creators and Innovators, by Charles Leadbeater, author and strategist.


• IVR Challenge in New Markets.

• Making IVR Work.

• Voice User Interface Design: Major Issues.

• Key Enterprise Directions.

• The Future of Speech in Europe.

• Video: The Next Level of Automated Customer Service.

• Using Voice Biometrics.

• Developing Multimodal Applications.

• Developing Multilingual Applications.

• New W3C Language Standards for Developing Speech Applications.

Day 2 – Thursday 27 May

KEYNOTE: The Future of Speech Technology, by Professor Wolfgang Wahlster, German Research Centre for AI – DFKI GmbH.


• Designing Real IVR Applications.

• Advanced in Speech Recognition Techniques and Experiences.

• New Uses of Text-to-Speech Synthesis.

• Analytics.

• Testing and Tuning.

• The Ultimate VUI Q&A.

• E-Learning Applications of Speech Technology.

• Cutting-Edge Advances in Speech Technology.

SpeechTEK Europe’s Expo – Unlimited access to SpeechTEK’s Expo, so you can get hands-on with the technology, and meet the people who provide it.

PLUS Pre-Conference SpeechTEK University – Tuesday 25 May – four half-day workshops delivering theory, best practices, and guidelines for solving real-world speech tech problems.